Emergency services were called to a property in Shepherd's Bush amid fears of a gas leak.

Police and 10 firefighters from Hammersmith were at a three storey terraced house in Basseine Park Road from around 7.50pm on April 17, after the smell of gas was reported.

However, after arriving it was established that the property had suffered a burst water main only and there was no gas leak.

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Nonetheless, a utilities company was at the scene to isolate the gas in the property.

Fire crews stayed a short while to assist with the salvage operation, amid reports of significant water damage.

They left the scene at around 8.20pm.

It happened on the same road which had to be closed in July last year during a five-hour stand-off between police and a suspected burglar .

And last week fire crews were called to false reports of an explosion following a gas leak in Wembley .